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Oral history interview with Regina Drevinskienė

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.99 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0099

Regina Drevinskienė, born in 1927 in Braškių, Lithuania, describes the prewar Jewish community of Biržai, Lithuania, including their relationships with her family; prewar antisemitic acts by local townspeople; Jewish families fleeing to the Soviet Union in 1941; restrictions placed on the Jewish community during the German occupation; the relocation of her family after the establishment of the ghetto; local collaborators who assisted in the persecution of Jews; the living conditions in the ghetto; witnessing a roundup of Jews into the synagogue; details of the mass shooting of Jews; the looting of Jewish owned homes and belongings; local townspeople living in Jewish owned homes; and Jewish child who survived the Holocaust in hiding.


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Interviewer
Alicija Žukauskaitė
Date
interview:  2004 September 09
Language
Lithuanian
Extent
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:44:08
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